On top of a panoramic hillside between Florence and Siena, the comfortable holiday apartments Borgo Sicelle reigns supreme. The family run vacation rental apartments offer a clean and warm environment where families, couples and friends can pass their holidays making the most of the breathtaking position.
Located only a short distance from Castellina in Chianti, these 10 self catering apartments are furnished with a kitchen and have access to a green garden area so that you can enjoy every aspect of your holidays.
The garden is equipped games and activities for all ages and creates the perfect setting for a vacation filled with picturesque sunsets, outdoor picnics and lots of fun! And, the ideal position of Borgo Sicelle puts it right in the middle of visiting all of Tuscany from the north to the south.
Enjoy the Outdoors in Comfort
There are 10 self catering apartments which are organized with one, two and three bedrooms. Several apartments have a sofa bed which is suitable for young children under the age of 12. The decor is typical Tuscan country with stone accents and open wood beam ceilings. The small Tuscan farmhouse was restructured to maintain the original architectural designs and offer the guest the best of Tuscany in a modest environment: great views in a warm and friendly setting. The self catering apartments are organized within the main structure each with a personal vista of the unique position on top of a hill overlooking the Chianti valley, vineyards or olive groves. Surrounding the villa is a well maintained garden with a large pool set in the lush green park which embraces the apartments at Borgo Sicelle including many areas for privately enjoying the sun. There is a marvelous terracotta paved terrace above the pool which is furnished with picnic tables, two barbeque grills as well as many outdoor games for all ages.
Indoor Convenience for all Seasons
The vacation rental apartments are divided into comfortable accommodations with one, two or three bedrooms. Each has full access to the free wifi internet and the laundry services where you can wash, hang dry and iron your clothes while on holiday. The apartments all have mosquito netting on the windows and for those warmer months there is a ceiling fan to bring in the fresh cool Tuscan air. Families with children will find that Borgo Sicelle is well equipped with high chairs and travelling cots for those younger than three years old. Be sure to let the family know when you reserve if you are travelling with small children. The idyllic setting of Borgo Sicelle will almost be the perfect excuse for never leaving your home away from home. The ping pong table and children’s games will offer the perfect diversion from lounging around the 6 x 12 meter pool. There are 6 bikes available to the guests to explore the vineyards, olive groves and typical Chianti forest in the area. You will find there is plenty to explore nearby and many photo opportunities. The typical stone walls of the holiday rental apartments meld in with the scenery and the inviting terracotta brick terrace is just the place to rest and relax in the silence of the Chianti landscape.
It is all Nearby When you Stay at Borgo Sicelle
There is no need to go far to appreciate the special scenery in this area, just a short distance from the self catering holiday rentals is a picturesque church in the classical soft gray stone of Tuscany and a small country style restaurant. Or walk just a little further to La Piazza, aand enjoy a leisurely meal with local specialities. Not far away, is the exciting little town of Castellina in Chianti with its quaint little square and secret passageways, this is just the right distance if you want to have an afternoon gelato. Nearby this little town are some Etruscan remains which are interesting for all ages to explore. Just a short distance from Castellina in Chianti and Radda in Chianti, where you can roam the streets and small stores with artisan crafts and foods. The historic cantinaand wine cellars of Badia a Coltibuono, a truly unique wine cellar or maybe even cooking lessons, in less than a half hour from Borgo di Sicelle.
There is a short 6 km drive down to one of the major highways and from here you can go in almost any direction to begin exploring all of Tuscany. With only 35 km to the north you will enter into Florence where there are museums, monument and tempting street markets with leather products, gelato and other products typical of Florence. If you head to the south of the vacation rentals, in less than 15 km you will reach the city walls of Siena, a city that has been declared to be UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll the piazza and the Cathedral to get a feel of the special atmosphere that surrounds this city. Towns like Arezzo, Pisa, Montalcino and Volterra are easy to access from Borgo Sicelle and give you a large option of places to choose from whether you prefer history, art or wine.